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05/21/2015 - 4:20pm

    News that B.B. King has died aggravates my anecdotage, the stage of life in which every new development reminds you of an old story.

    I was not much of a blues fan before I, as a young Chicago reporter in March of 1972, was enlightened by Riley B...

03/26/2015 - 8:48pm

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is urging baristas to engage customers in discussions about race and inequality -- as if his employees already were not busy enough trying to tell my coffee-and-espresso-shot from the next guy's vanilla latte.

03/26/2015 - 7:59pm

    Frat boys caught on video singing a racist chant are shocking but not as surprising as we might think. New studies show young folks to be no less prejudiced than their elders. They just believe they are.


03/19/2015 - 3:46pm

    If Hillary Clinton didn't do anything wrong, why is she so reluctant to talk about it?

    It is hard to call her barely legal use of her personal account to conduct government business a "...

03/19/2015 - 3:03pm

    Whenever I see a poll that says race relations have gotten worse under President Barack Obama, I want to respond: compared to what?

    I don't hear a decent answer to that question from the...

03/12/2015 - 8:20pm

    Attorney General Eric Holder's Ferguson investigation offers plenty for both sides of this dispute to hate, which means there's also plenty for everybody to learn.

    Seven months after the...

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